Year-End Lists

A hand-curated, browsable index of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

2019

Wall Street Journal: Dorothy Rabinowitz: The Best Television of 2019

06 January 2020

Press - Tom Vaughan

Dorothy Rabinowitz: The Best Television of 2019, as published by The Wall Street Journal

[see also 2018]

Sight & Sound TV Poll: The Best TV Series of 2019

06 January 2020

Fleabag

Sight & Sound Magazine: The Best TV Series of 2019, the results of the Sight & Sound TV Poll

[see also 20212020]

Autostraddle: The Best TV Shows of 2019 with LGBT Women Characters

28 December 2019

Autostraddle: The Best TV Shows of 2019 with LGBT Women Characters

[see also 2018]

Paste: The 50 Best TV Shows of 2019

28 December 2019

Fleabag

Paste Magazine: The 50 Best TV Shows of 2019

[see also 20212010s201820172016]

Honorable Mention

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Favorite TV Shows Of 2019

27 December 2019

When They See Us - Ava DuVernay

NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour: Favorite TV Shows Of 2019

[see also 2018]

Fresh Air: David Bianculli: The Best TV of 2019

27 December 2019

David Bianculli: The Best TV of 2019, as aired on NPR’s Fresh Air

[see also 202020182017]

Special Mentions: Movies and Miniseries

Special Mentions: Nonfiction

Little White Lies: The 25 Best TV Shows of 2019

24 December 2019

Fleabag

Little White Lies: The 25 Best TV Shows of 2019

[see also 20212018]

Vox: Emily VanDerWerff: The 18 Best TV Shows of 2019

23 December 2019

Watchmen

Emily VanDerWerff: The 18 Best TV Shows of 2019, as published by Vox

[see also 20212010s20182017]

11 honorable mentions

Guardian: The 50 Best TV Shows of 2019

19 December 2019

Succession

The Guardian: The 50 Best TV Shows of 2019

[see also 2021]

Decider: Top 20 TV Shows of 2019

15 December 2019

Fleabag

Decider: Top 20 TV Shows of 2019

[see also 202120202018]